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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Completely enjoyed the stay here. Simple campground with clean and enjoyably rustic ablutions that camp tenders always had a fire going to have hot water. Could use an extra rubbish bin or so in the campground. Staff was very friendly and the location excellent except being right on the road. The road is very quiet and no traffic at night... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly awesome setting on the Luangwa River. Will, the owner, is helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The chalets are very basic but if you speak to the staff they will ensure you have hot water. The ablutions for the campsite need some TLC but again you can arrange hot water if you negotiate with the staff. A great... More 

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Chipata, Zambia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

I travel quite often between Lusaka and Chipata and always stop here for lunch as it is one of the best places for a proper meal in an excellent setting. The menu is limited but well prepared. It is run in a very relaxed manner, wonderful views! The only other good place to stop is the Chimwemwe Lodge in Petauke... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This place is also known as the Zambian "Fawlty Towers". I can't think of any reason to stay here accept that it's the only place to stay in this area between Lusaka and Chipata. There's nothing to do in the surroundings. The place itself is old, not well kept and the owners (though friendly enough) don't seem to like their... More 

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Thabazimbi, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

A very special spot in the hills next to the river. A spectacular view over the Luangwa River and the surroundings. Clear swimming pool water from where you can spy on the afternoon river activities. This is really a place to turn off the cell phone and let GOD the rest.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We overnight at Bridge camp during August and was pleasantly surprised at this establishment. It is well located when on route to Chipata. Dinner and breakfast on request and the food was good. Lovely views over the river and also a pool for those hot days. The rondavels are basic but clean with mosquito nets. Thanks to Doughnut for making... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the A frame chalet which was nice, clean and spacious for the 6 of us (3 adults and 3 kids under 11). The poolside bar and pool were very comfortable (and clean) and the food was nice too. Drinks and food were a bit pricey but not outrageous, especially given the remoteness of the location. I could... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Exceeded my expectations. The view is great, camping is reasonably priced. The lounge areas are comfortable and the pool is the cleanest I have seen while traveling Africa the past three months. Recommended break on the long drive between south luangwe and lusaka.

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Hengelo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

After reading such bad reviews we were almost afraid to go here but it wasn't bad at all. As was the only place in the area we didn't have much choice anyway. The manager Jerry was a very friendly and helpful guy. An older couple owns the place but only she was around. She was making sure the staff was... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

One night staying in one of the A frame chalets here was more than enough. With very little accommodation between South Luangwa and Lusaka, Bridge Camp has something of a captive market; in the hands of other owners it could be a great stop. On the plus side, the camp is next to the Luangwa river and there are lovely... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bridge Camp

Address: Luangwa River, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > South Luangwa National Park
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Bridge Camp Zambia/South Luangwa National Park
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